Amazon Prime Video partners with OML to release 14 Stand-up Comedy specials

Posted by: at 1/19/2017 08:43:00 pm

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Bangalore - January 19, 2017 - (NASDAQ:AMZN) - Amazon Prime Video India has partnered with Only Much Louder (OML) and announced a long-term arrangement that will make Prime Video India the subscription streaming home for 14 stand-up comedy specials with India's top comedians. Each of the hour-long specials will debut on the platform exclusively by May 2017 and will be available to viewers on Amazon Prime Video India and globally across 200 countries and territories. With this agreement, Amazon Prime Video will become the one-stop destination for the best stand-up comedy in India.
Amazon Standup special comedians with Mr. Nitesh Kripalani and Mr. Ajay Nair at the launch of Amazon Standup specials-
 Amazon Standup special comedians with Mr. Nitesh Kripalani and Mr. Ajay Nair at the launch of Amazon Standup specials-

Mr. Ajay Nair, COO, Only Much Louder at the launch of Amazon Standup specials
 Mr. Ajay Nair, COO, Only Much Louder at the launch of Amazon Standup specials


Mr. Nitesh Kripalani, Director and Country Head, Amazon Prime Video India at the launch of Amazon Standup specials-
Mr. Nitesh Kripalani, Director and Country Head, Amazon Prime Video India at the launch of Amazon Standup specials

“Amazon Prime Video is excited to bring stand-up specials from India’s top comics. Our customers will be delighted with the availability of these 14 comedy specials,” said Nitesh Kripalani, Director and Country Head, Amazon Prime Video India. “We want to change the way customers consume entertainment by bringing this fantastic collection by OML’s best comedy talent to Prime members exclusively and on-demand.”

Talking about the partnership, Ajay Nair, COO, Only Much Louder, adds “We are very excited to partner with Amazon Prime Video on this series of stand-up specials. Stand-up comedy in India has become massive over the last few years with a huge fan base across the country and the comics have worked tremendously hard to create and perform the funniest material for their fans. Amazon Prime Video is a great destination for fans to watch full hour-long sets of their favourite comics in one go.”

The comedians whose specials will be released as part of this partnership include:


Sapan Verma (Obsessive Comedic Disorder has already launched on Amazon Prime Video in December 2016 to rave reviews)
Sorabh Pant (My dad thinks he’s funny has already launched on Amazon Prime Video)
Kanan Gill
Kenny Sebastian (Don't be that guy)
Zakir Khan, (Single magar haq se)
Biswa Kalyan Rath
Naveen Richard (Don't make that face)
Anuvab Pal (Alive at 40)
Varun Thakur (Vicky this side, Varun that side)
Azeem Banatwalla (Cometh the hour)
Neville Shah
Aadar Malik (Stand up – The Musical)
S Aravind (Madrasi Da)
EIC Outrage special, a live show based on EIC's immensely popular EIC Outrage series will be part of the series.
These specials will be shot at iconic venues across the country in the first half of 2017 and two to three specials will be released exclusively on Amazon Prime Video every month. Sign-up for your 30-day free trial on www.PrimeVideo.com or download the app today.

Amazon Prime already offers unlimited free One-day and Two-day delivery to over 100 cities on eligible items from India’s largest selection of products, 30 minutes early access for members on top deals and more benefits for an unparalleled shopping experience. Customers who are not already Prime members can learn more about the program at www.amazon.in/prime

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About OML

Only Much Louder (OML) is a versatile and wide-ranging media and entertainment firm based in Mumbai which produces and promotes some of India's biggest entertainment properties, cutting-edge content and experiences for fans and consumers. Some of the content properties produced by OML include The Dewarists (which was awarded a Bronze Lion at the Cannes Lion 2012), news comedy show On Air with AIB, Better Life Foundation (web-series), comedy properties Comedy Hunt and Laughter Games, MTV Sound Trippin' on MTV. OML is also co-producing The Ministry, an Amazon Prime Video Original series along with AIB. The artist management division of OML manages some of the biggest independent music and comedy acts in the country including AIB, Kanan Gill, Zakir Khan, Kenny Sebastian, Abish Mathew and Nucleya, among others.

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